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StreamReader won't timeout at readline, no end of stream character?

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I'm creating a console application that uses streamwrite to write to a command window and the stream reader that reads the result.  from what I've gathered in looking through the web, the problem is that my result doesn't have an "end of stream" character ( like a crlf ) or something like that to denote the end of the stream so my application just hangs.  

I've tried to use the ReadToEnd but that fails immediately ( again maybe due to no EOS character )
There's nothing special about the end of the stream to check for.
I've tried to put it in a try catch block with no success either.

Any suggestions or solutions would be wonderful.
Do Until SR(2).EndOfStream = True
     Dim currentLine = ""
     Try
          currentLine = SR(2).ReadLine
     Catch ex As Exception
          MsgBox(ex)
     End Try
...
...
...
Loop

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